Our hearts go out to the people of Moore, Oklahoma. With two schools in the direct path of the tornado, it ripped apart a community and the helplessness is felt across the nation. Facebook profiles and tweets have been flooded with images and condolences for Mother Nature’s poor temperament. The Mayor of Moore is asking for people to stay off the roads but what can we locally do to assist?
- San Diego’s Red Cross chapter and volunteers are at the ready to head to Oklahoma to offer assistance as are the SD Fire and Rescue Teams. Texting 90999 from your mobile phone will send a $10 donation to the American Red Cross.
- United Way of Central Oklahoma’s Disaster Relief Fund is open. Donations may be made online atwww.unitedwayokc.org or by mail to United Way of Central Oklahoma, P.O. Box 837, Oklahoma City, OK 73101 with a notation for the May Tornado Relief.
- The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma – Text FOOD to 32333 to donate $10 to the group
- Moore & Shawnee Tornado Relief Fund can be made online to the Tulsa Community Fund at www.TulsaCF.org. Donations can also be mailed to TCF offices at 7030 S. Yale, Suite 600, Tulsa, OK, 74136.